What we do

Our first SPEAK OUT training will take place in January, during the Biennale Internationale des Arts du Cirque in Marseille, France. 

For more information, please download the training's INFOKIT.

Participation RULES
  • 20 seats available.
  • 1 director/manager per organisation and, when possible, 1 staff member (for example a gender referent).
  • If FEDEC receives more applications than places available, the first applicants will be selected.
Dates & venues
  • 23-25 January 2022 (Arrival on Sunday 22nd January, leaving on Thursday 26th January)
  • Théâtre La Cité - 54 rue Edmond Rostand, Marseille (FRA)
  • Théâtre Joliette, 2 Place Henri Verneuil, Marseille (FRA)

For more information, please download the Infokit and the programme below or here.


This training is free of charge. Accommodation and meals are covered by FEDEC. Each participant will benefit from up to a maximum of 150€ to cover travel costs (on the basis of receipts).

Trainers & languages
  • Patric Jean & Isabella Lenarduzzi (JUMP)
  • The training will be held in English.
round table

Roundtable : Considering integrity & equity in circus education - January 25, 2023 - 13:30-15:30.

A roundtable (Considering integrity & equity in circus education) is organised at the end of the training by the BIAC (Professional forum). It is open to all professionals. You are invited to join and you don't need any extra registration if you are already registered for the training

👉 Not attending the training but want to register for the roundtable? It's right here


  • Patric Jean - Author, film director and consultant - JUMP (FRA)
  • Rosa Matthis – Researcher and external evaluator of the SPEAK OUT Project (BEL)
  • Vicki Dela Amedume - Artistic Director of Upswing (ENG)
  • Alisan Funk – Head of the Bachelor Program in Circus, Stockholm University of the Arts (SWE)
  • Isabel Joly – Director FEDEC (BEL) - Moderator of the roundtable
  • You can register to the training by using this Google form.
  • Registration deadline : Wednesday, 4th January 2023 – 18:00

👉 Sarah Weber, SPEAK OUT project manager : speakout[a]fedec.eu / +33 6672555708


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